Nashville Dames attended the LDEI Annual Conference 2016 in Washington D.C.

Global Appetite Local Impact LDEI Conference Washington DC October 26-29 2016 Nashville Chapter Attendees: Anne Byrn, Sylvia Ganier, Nancy Knoepfel, Lee Towery, Nancy Vienneau Keynote: Culinary Diplomacy and Conflict Cuisine Dr. Johanna Mendelson Forman of American University’s School of International Service spoke about Food as Soft Power: In non-coercive fashion, it can shape preferences, project an image, act as a form of foreign policy. The same notion that brings a ...

October 2016 President’s Letter

Dear Nashville Dames, It's a pleasure to be your new chapter president this year. To begin, I want to thank some folks: Merijoy Rucker, past president. Thank you for being our leader last year even when you didn't feel like it. (Merijoy has undergone a courageous battle with cancer, she improves daily, and she remains on our chapter board.) Nancy Knoepfel, past president and board member. Thank you for founding the Nashville chapter and for your dedicated service as an officer and ...

Fall Events: Bourbon Bash + Lunch with Lidia!

Announcing two fall events: Bourbon Bash (10/18) and Lunch with Lidia Bastianich (10/25)   Tuesday, October 18: Bourbon Bash Tour & Tasting followed by Table At the Back Tour: 6 to 7 p.m. Nelson's Green Brier Distillery 1414 Clinton St., Nashville Cost is $20 per person Table at the Back: 7:15 p.m. Cochon Butcher Cost is $25 per person 1120 4th Ave. N., Germantown Don't miss our exclusive tour and tasting with the team at Green Brier Distillery. They'll give us a ...

Save these dates. Next up the Potluck Sunday, Sept. 25

Save these Dates!   Sunday, September 25 Member Potluck and Business Meeting Home of Mindy Merrell 6120 Melbourne Drive Nashville 37215 Tuesday, October 18 Rescheduled Bourbon Bash Tour and Tasting at Nelson's Green Brieer Distilley Dinner at Cochon Butcher Tuesday, November 1 Pre-Holiday Gathering and Annual Conference Recap Sylvia Ganier's Home Green Door Gourmet Mid November Table at the Back:Epice Hosted by dame Kitty Fawaz Su...

NASHVILLE MAYOR MEGAN BARRY SPEAKS AT LES DAMES NASHVILLE ANNUAL MEETING

Nashville, TN (August 5, 2016) — The Nashville Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier held its annual meeting on Wednesday, August 3 at the Omni Nashville Hotel, where the honorable Mayor Megan Barry addressed the group as its keynote speaker. During her remarks, Mayor Barry spoke about the rapid growth of Nashville, specifically within the hospitality industry. She cited a report from the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. stating that there are more than 6,000 jobs open in the ...